Intel BCD Opcode

Intel BCD Opcode

The Intel BCD opcodes are a set of x86 instructions that operates with BCD numbers.

The radix used for the representation of numbers in the x86 processors is 2. This is called a binary numeral system. However the x86 processors do have limited support for the decimal numeral system.

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... Adding BCD numbers using these opcodes is a complex task, and requires many instructions to add even modest numbers ... a lot faster than the same calculations with BCD numbers ...